The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – While Lapa is mostly known for its Friday nights, the sounds of samba still fill the room at Carioca da Gema, where Roge presents his own hits such as “Truck”, “Drum” and “Brazil in Ember”, and also covers well known tracks from the samba legends.

BLOCOS:

Só Caminha (Botafogo)
Block Party: Só Caminha
Largo dos Leões – Botafogo – 2PM

Império da Tijuca (Tijuca)
Block Party: Império da Tijuca
Rua Conde de Bonfim x Rua José Higino – Tijuca – 8PM

CLUBS:

ULTRA LOVECATS (Botafogo)
New home! That’s how we’ll start with the right foot of the summer season. Time to party rock our oldest and most beloved city.
Pista 3 – 11PM
Rua São João Batista, 14 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga & R$25 without

Café Del Mar (Copacabana)
This lounge-like setting at one of the most famous beaches in the world serves tapas while in a laid back ambiance overlooking the ocean. Café Del Mar is known for keeping the beaches of Copa alive, even on a Sunday.
Café Del Mar
Av Atlântica 1910 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3649-9658
Entrance: Not available at time of press

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Rogê (Lapa)
His main inspiration for both writing, and to perform, is the city of Rio de Janeiro, expressing, in addition to the natural warmth of our country, especially the warmth of our people. Onstage at the Carioca da Gema he presents his own hits such as “Truck”, “Drum” and “Brazil in Ember”.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20

Roda de Forró Lapa)
Anyone who likes reggae and forro should not miss the next “Forro Wheel,” which opens this month at the Centro Cultural Carioca.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 0PM
Rua do Teatro, 37 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252.6468
Entrance: R$20

Samba di Buteco (Lapa)
The union of three great friends who had the samba idea to hold an event without leaving their respective groups led the result of Samba di Buteco, with typical Brazilian rhythm.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

PUBS & BARS:

Caroline Café (Lagoa)
Soho meets Rio in the most well known pub in Jardim Botânico exciting. A long ebony bar and wood paneling give a sophisticated feel that is upheld by the quality of the food. Ranging from sushi to gourmet burgers Caroline Café has something for everyone.
Caroline Café
Rua J. J. Seabra 10, Jardim Botânico – Tel: (21) 2540-0705
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Bar Urca (Urca)
If you have never been to Bar Urca on a Sunday afternoon to drink beers and eat salgados while watching the sunset, you are missing a big part of what it means to be a Carioca. This establishment has been a hit since 1939.
Bar Urca
Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Entrance: Free

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30PM and happy hour specials everyday at this beach-side expat bar. Also serving breakfast 24 hours a day, with great lunch specials as well. Check their website for a feel of the place.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Entrance: Free

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